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The brave (and bundled-up) will inherit the Beach

February 24, 2015

Cold enough for ya? All this consistently cold weather has been an unavoidable reminder about the nature of the country we live in. Sure, the grumblers will curse under their breath, the climate change deniers will spout their nonsense, and a lot of people will choose to stay inside for a Net­flix marathon over heading […]

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GO – TTC partnership sign of things to come

On January 16 I had the opportunity to take part in an important announcement at the Danforth GO Station. On that chilly morning, my colleague, the honourable Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, announced that Metrolinx’s GO train service will be partnering with the TTC to deliver a fare integration pilot program. Andy Byford, CEO […]

Reviving Queen Street, and enjoying the season

Walking along Queen Street East in the Beach, you can’t help but notice the empty storefronts. Perhaps your favourite local mom-and-pop shop has closed, maybe you see the ‘For Lease’ signs in windows, or you have observed a new restaurant arrive and then, just as quickly, disappear. There has been a visible change. Some of […]

Looking back at 2014, and ahead to the new year

Winter has finally arrived and the cold temperatures are sure to slow things down in the neighbourhood. Like many business owners and operators, we live in the Beach and know that most of us just want to escape the cold chill of the lake and stay warm inside our homes. However, this is the time […]


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